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IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: Up to £70000.00 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7366_1515777743
Contact Name: Edward Strong
Contact Email: estrong@venquis.com
Job Published: January 12, 2018 17:22

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assume PM responsibilities on assigned projects being run within the EMEA IT team
  2. Work closely with the nominated project sponsor, business owner and key stakeholders to ensure project requirements are understood and delivered on time and in budget
  3. Organise and chair project steering group meeting as required to ensure projects progress is reported to key stakeholders and risks & issues are being managed
  4. Manage cross functional project teams made up from the IT team (regional and GDC), Business Change and business reps (underwriting, operations, claims, etc.)
  5. Manage projects during the early feasibility and initiation process to ensure the objectives, benefits, delivery method and resource/costs are agreed and understood
  6. Manage project budgets in accordance with the agreed procedures and ensure project governance is followed and approvals obtained, including the annual planning process
  7. Maintain project artefacts (charter, plan, risk/issues log, status reports, etc.) and progress projects through stage gate controls in accordance with the defined PMO standards
  8. Promote best PM practice and standards within the IT, PMO areas and assist with driving improvements

Experience:

Extensive experience managing IT projects (finance/insurance preferable)

Demonstrate history of working closely with both business stakeholders and technical teams

Experience working with vendors (desirable)

MS Project & Office

Able to travel for meetings/workshops in European branches

European language skills would be advantageous but not essential

Qualifications:

PRINCE 2 practitioner (or equivalent)

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